3D Tools and Terms Glossary

  • Polygon – A plane figure with at least three straight sides and angles (e.g. a cube or a triangle)Regular Cube
  • Primitives – Basic geometric forms that can be used as they are or modified
  • Faces – flat surfaces that form part of the boundaries of solid shapesFace Example
  • Edges – line segments that join vertexes togetherEdges Example
  • Vertex – Corners of a polygon

Vertex Example

  • Insert Edge Loop/ Multi-Cut Tool – A tool which cuts, slices and inserts edge loops
  • Extrude Tool – Duplicates vertices. The duplicated vertices are connected to the original vertices

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